Karen Marie Hayes
Age 36, of Gratis, unexpectedly gained her wings and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
She was born August 21, 1983 in Middletown to her parents, William and Diana Hayes.
Karen was preceded in death by her grandpa, Robert Ballinger; and aunt, Trish Reynolds.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her son, Dylan; fiancée, Gary Frazier; sisters, Stephanie (Brian) Gambrell, Angela (Hannah) Hayes, and Brittany (Mike) Mullins; nieces and nephews, Matthew, Andrew, Michael, Makayla, and Maggie; grandparents, Kenneth and Ruby Hayes and Alice Ballinger; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Karen enjoyed singing and having a good time. She was a fun-loving and wonderful mother to her son, who was her absolute world. She will be missed.
The family will receive friends Sunday, March 22 from 4-6PM at BALES’ FUNERAL HOME, Camden. The funeral service will begin at 11AM on Monday. March 23 at the funeral home, with Pastor Greg Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Gratis.
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